Program notes for installation of Christopher John Weldon as Bishop of Springfield at Saint Michael's Cathedral, Springfield, Massachusetts, March 28, 1950. Topics: Consecration of bishops -- Catholic Church, Installation service (Church officers)
byCatholic Church; McMahon, Joseph Henry, 1862-1939
INTRODUCTION "THE fact that five thousand copies of this little manual have been sold is an indication of the service it has rendered in enabling the laity to understand better the sublime function whose ceremonies it describes. The many letters of congratulation received upon this attempt to present in an attractive form this portion of the liturgy is at once a satisfaction and an incentive. The mere reading of the ceremonies and prayers will throw light upon the symbolical meaning where... Topics: Consecration Of Bishops -- Catholic Church, Catholic Church -- Bishops, Rites And Ceremonies,...